Oasis class “Wonder of the Seas” the boldest and largest cruise ship in the world, voyaged to St. Kitts for the first time. Wonder of The Seas accommodates 6,988 passengers and 2,300 crew members, all of whom were allowed to experience the destination’s incredible tourism offerings. Introduced in March 2022, the vessel is 1,188 feet long and 210 feet wide, with a gross tonnage of 236,857. It offers nostalgic oceanfront boardwalks, swimming pools, hot tubs, a central park, skating rinks, comedy clubs, arcades, a spa, and a fitness center, to name a few. The vessel has one of the most impressive entertainment portfolios, ranging from live music and big-band performances to an aqua acrobatic show and musical revues.
Minister of Tourism, the Honourable Marsha T. Henderson, is incredibly pleased by Wonder of The Seas’ arrival. “The largest cruise vessel in the world has docked on our shores. This achieved milestone is incredibly fitting as the destination recently garnered recognition as the buzziest Caribbean destination per Caribbean Journal’s recent article. Inaugural cruise calls, especially of this magnitude, provide ample opportunity for positive economic impact and allows St. Kitts to showcase its distinct qualities as a premier Caribbean destination.